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BREAKING: Supreme Court Upholds Individual Mandate As A Tax

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The Supreme Court has upheld the individual mandate in Obamacare, paving the way for full implementation of the law in the states and ensuring that millions of uninsured Americans haves access to affordable coverage. The court upheld the provision as a tax. The Medicaid expansion is limited, but not invalidated, the court found. In short: 'the entire ACA is upheld, with the exception that the federal government's power to terminate states' Medicaid funds is narrowly read.' Roberts joined Sotomayor, Breyer, Ginsburg, and Kagan in the 5 to 4 decision. Kennedy sided with the conservatives.

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